This Boat In Portland Is Actually A Museum And Here’s Why You’ll Want To Visit

Sitting on the waterfront in downtown Portland is the Portland, the last operating steam-powered sternwheel tug in the United States. Today this fascinating ship is a museum and boat-lovers and history buffs alike will enjoy this interesting look at maritime history when touring this historic boat.

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For more information, visit the Oregon Maritime Museum website. The museum is closed until January 31, but will resume regular operating hours starting in February.